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We are a region defined by connection. Here, the Cincinnati USA CVB connects qualified travel, trade and news journalists, freelancers and bloggers with information and resources to tell the stories of the Cincinnati region.


Cincinnati USA CVB Announces Hire of Senior Sales Manager for Specialty Markets

2019-11-11 :: The Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce local sales professional Kathy Ehlman has joined the CVB team as senior sales manager for specialty markets. In this role, Ehlman reports to Executive Vice President Andy Conklin and is responsible for prospecting for new business in the state association, cultural fine arts, hobby, and direct sales segments.   More >

CVB collaborates with the Chinese community to make regional impact

2019-09-09 :: Regional efforts to strengthen relationships and create opportunities with the Chinese community, travelers and residents will be at the forefront this weekend during the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Vibe Speaker Series and Cincinnati Moon Festival, hosted Friday, September 13 and Saturday, September 14, respectively.    More >

Black Meetings & Tourism Magazine Names Julie Calvert 2019 Apex Award Recipient

2019-08-08 :: Julie Calvert, president and CEO of the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau, was honored with the 2019 Apex Award for Distinguished Service from Black Meetings & Tourism Magazine. Calvert received the award on July 27 during the International Multicultural & Heritage Tourism Summit & Trade Show in Miami.   More >

New events and experiences slated for Cincinnati Music Festival

2019-07-22 :: A series of new events and experiences focused on celebrating inclusion and empowering communities will take place in conjunction with the Cincinnati Music Festival, presented by P&G. Hosted by the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau via its Vibe Cincinnati platform, the new programming adds to the already robust collection of experiences taking place throughout the week, beginning Wednesday, July 24 and running through Sunday, July 28.    More >

Native American Catholics convene in Sharonville to celebrate faith and culture

2019-07-15 :: Nearly 1,000 Native American Catholics from throughout the U.S. will come together at the Sharonville Convention Center for the 80th Annual Tekakwitha National Conference, July 17-21, 2019. Named after Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, a young Mohawk/Algonquin woman of the 17th century, the conference focuses on reinforcing Catholic identities among Indigenous communities. The Tekakwitha Conference is the only Catholic Native American religious organization in North America.    More >


8 Reasons Why Cincinnati Is The Perfect Family Getaway
November 27, 2019 :: PARENTS - A weekend festival made for food lovers and a famous hippo at a popular zoo are just a few reasons why you should grab the family and head to Cincinnati for a few days.
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8 Surprising & Fun Things To Do In Cincinnati Ohio
November 22, 2019 :: OTTSWORLD - I know we all have a limited amount of vacation time. I also know that most people are enticed by the exotic, beachy, or popular destinations when you do spend that precious vacation time. So why am I telling you to take that vacation time and travel to Cincinnati? I too was slightly skeptical about Cincinnati when I decided to go there. After all, there were no mountains, no oceans, and no glitzy skyline. Little did I know that Cincinnati didn’t need any of those glitzy things…it instead had surprisingly cool history and personality that I didn’t even know existed in middle America. On this trip, I discovered Cincinnati. It was full of culture and quirkiness and I spent most of my time saying the words, “I had no idea Cincinnati had this!” More >
From Projection Mapping to Murals, Cincinnati's Art Scene is Red Hot
November 18, 2019 :: CAMELS & CHOCOLATES - Cincinnati breathes art and proudly shouts into the light that it cares about the aesthetics of its Art Deco-era urban jungle. You can’t throw a rock without hitting three murals, and you can’t wander more than a few blocks without seeing an innovative public art installation, many unlike you’ve ever seen in your life. It’s inspiring, and it’s what has quickly moved the Cincinnati art scene up the ranks in our book, landing it among America’s top art destinations, a story we’ve been dying to share in full with fellow travelers and art lovers alike.
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Weekend trip to Cincinnati? Here are four dining spots not to miss
November 13, 2019 :: LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - I need to get my Cincinnati fix on a regular basis — say at least once or twice a year. Usually, one of the visits is devoted to exploring the Queen City’s cultural attractions (it has more than you might think) and the other to checking out favorite restaurants (again, more than you might imagine.) This time the trip was mainly for the purpose of eating, with a few other activities thrown in between meals. First things first — let’s get to the food. More >
7 Great Cities for Cooling Off
August 1, 2019 :: LIVABILITY -  Cincinnati scored a spot on Livability's list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live. And while summers here can get hot, Cincy knows how to cool off in some seriously delicious ways. The city prides itself on its frozen treats, including its claim to fame: Graeter’s Ice Cream, which has been churning out heavenly French pot ice cream since 1868. And in 1970, a Cincinnatian invented the Slush Puppie machine, providing brain-chilling concoctions to generations to come. More >
The new St. Elizabeth Cancer Center will offer holistic treatment and cutting-edge research
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Helping communities grow by investing in small businesses
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Two Cincinnati breweries receive national recognition
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Saturday morning mindfulness offers a chance for secular meditation
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The Cannoli Guy brings Italian favorites to Covington
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